Featured is an early stoneware coffee pot from the Cyrus F. Blanke Coffee Company in Saint Louis, MO. This stoneware pot has the Blanke name on the lid, and features their famous Blanke Devil image for their Faust brand of coffee. Circa 1910. The stoneware mug comes in two different handle styles, and also comes…Details
This is a Happy Thought Coffee tin made by C. F. Blanke Coffee, Tea & Spice Company based in St. Louis, MO 1910. The company later expanded to Chicago, Dallas, New York City, Minneapolis and Kansas City, Missouri. The Happy Thought Coffee tin is designed to look like a piece of luggage with buckled straps. The C.F. Blanke Company was a main advertiser during the 1904 World’s Fair in St. Louis. The promotional ads during the fair helped propel the Blanke’s brand coffee business nationwide.